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Taming the Trash at City Transit Terminals

Sep 20, 2013

The City of Mississauga’s Transit Enforcement team will be conducting a litter awareness blitz on Tuesday, September 24 at the City’s transit terminals.

“Mississauga’s Transit Enforcement officers will be reminding morning travellers to be conscious of where they dispose of their trash,” said Don Williamson, security area manager, Transit. “This is a simple way we can all help to keep our city clean and beautiful.”

What:
Litter Awareness Blitz
To educate residents and visitors about the $120 fine for littering in transit terminals.

When:
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
8 -10:20 a.m.

Who:
Transit Enforcement Officers

Where:
Four transit terminals:
• City Centre Transit Terminal & Meadowvale Transit Terminal (8-9 a.m.)
• Westwood Transit Terminal & South Common Transit Terminal (9:20-10:20 a.m.)

About the City of Mississauga Don’t be a LitterBug Program

To help fight the battle against litter in Mississauga, the City is targeting the problem by changing attitudes and creating “litter consciousness.”  The ‘Don’t be a LitterBug’ program includes a number of initiatives including a school program, presence at events, litter awareness blitzes and an online resource for programs like adopting a park or street. For more information or to get involved, visit mississauga.ca/litterbug.

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 741,000 residents and more than 54,000 businesses, including more than 60 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by focusing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.






Media Contact:
Vivian Peets
Employee Communications Advisor (A)
Phone: 905-615-3200 x5821
TTY:    905-896-5151
Email:   vivian.peets@mississauga.ca


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